Passengers travelling from Cochin to various places are being advised to travel to Trivandrum or Calicut for their onward journey. Accordingly, matter is being taken with respective airlines for rescheduling of their flights without any additional cost.All the flights to Trivandrum and Calicut have operated till now except one Indigoflight from Doha to Calicut, which was diverted to Bangalore.
Rescheduled flights of Air Arabia (from Sharjah), Emirates (from Dubai), FlyDubai (from Dubai), Oman Air (from Muscat), Qatar Airways (from Doha), SaudiArabian Airlines (from Jeddah) and Srilankan Airlines (from Colombo) toTrivandrum have been approved by DGCA.
Airfare on 18 domestic routes 10 direct flights to-from Trivandrum and 08 direct flights to and from Calicut are being monitored. Spike in airfare on few routes havebeen observed. Concerned airlines have been advised to cap the airfare onthese flights.